- a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades: site of a Minoan settlement and of the volcano that ended Minoan civilization on Crete. Pop: 13 402 (2001)
Also called: Santoríni
Modern Greek name: Thíra
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The•ra (thēr′ə),USA pronunciation n.
- Place Namesa Greek island in the S Aegean, in the Cyclades group. 30 sq. mi. (78 sq. km).
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Thera /ˈθɪərə/ n
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